VMI is the international sales agnet of quality independent film, documentary and music content. Originally founded in 2003, in Sherman Oaks, the company has recently moved its base to the heart of Hollywood. VMI prides itself on its lasting and loyal relationships with its producers where the goal is to promote not only the current production, but also upcoming projects. The company has an extensive network of buyers and has cultivated longstanding direct relationships with the top networks, distributors and releasing companies throughout the world. To the end, VMI attends and exhibits at all major film and television markets including: NATPE, Berlinale, Hong Kong Filmart, MIPTV, the Cannes Film Festival, LA Screenings, DISCOP, MIPCOM, AFM and ATF in addition to regular sales trips throughout the world.
Hit So Hard is the life and near‐death story of Patty Schemel, the hard-hitting drummer of Courntey Love’s seminal band HOLE whose friendship with struggling musician Kurt Cobain unexpectedly led her to a path of fame, addiction, betrayal, survival and triumph. (Documentary feature, 103 mins, HDCam) Directed by P. David Ebersole. pdavid AT ebersolehughes.com. Co-repped for North American rights by Kevin Iwashina & his Preferred Content team and APA.
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Second Skin by Juan Carlos Pineiro-Escoriaza – Completed
The Fifth Execution by Aleksandr Yakimchuk – Completed
The Hike by Rupert Bryan – Completed
Ultraman: Ultra Galaxy the Movie, Mega Monster Battle by Koichi Sala,ptpa – Completed
Office Cannes : RIVIERA Stand G15
Andre Relis is the President of VMI. With more than 12 years in the business, Andre began his career as a co-producer at Fox Sports back in the 90’s before moving to Amazing Films where he worked as the Director of International Sales. In 2000, Andre moved to Troma Entertainment where he took over the roll of Director of Worldwide Sales. In 2002, Andre transitioned once again, this time to Vision Films, Inc where he became a 50% Owner of both Vision Films and Vision Music. With his vast experience and powerful drive, Andre brought the company to an unprecedented level of success before launching VMI this year where he is already making a huge impact on the industry.
arelis AT vmiworldwide.com
Brittany Mullikin is the Vice President of VMI. Fluent in both English and Spanish, she is involved in all aspects of Worldwide Sales, as well as taking a strong management role within the company. Brittany began working freelance in the business in 2006 before coming on board full time with Vision Films, Inc. back in 2007. Since that time, she has created an extensive network of clients throughout the world as well as growing reputation as an up-and-coming person to watch in the industry.
bmullikin AT vmiworldwide.com
Executive, Acquisitions & Marketing
Howard Brodsky’s career in film began while living in Finland. He was one of the founding members of the East Finland Film Commission and spearheaded the Film Finland project, which laid the groundwork for the national film commission of Finland. After four years abroad, and a foray into the world of Texas bar-b-que, Howard made his way to Los Angeles, where he worked at Voltage Pictures, a foreign sales agency and Oscar winning production company (“The Hurt Locker”), before joining the team at VMI as Acquisitions and Marketing Executive.
hbrodsky AT vmiworldwide.com